Today's poem is "Live Light"

from The National Poetry Review

James Grinwis is the author of The City from Nome (The National Poetry Review Press, March 2011) and Exhibit of Forking Paths (Coffee House Press, November 2011), winner of the National Poetry Series. His work has appeared in American Poetry Review, Black Warrior Review, Columbia, Third Coast, etc.

Other poems by James Grinwis in Verse Daily:
October 27, 2011:   "Earthbound" "Big sky flexion..."
May 6, 2011:   "My Flimsy Crew" "They’re in the boat and the boat..."
April 4, 2007:   "Climograph" " To be a valley inside walls...."
September 3, 2005:   "Scabland" "An ointment jar glistens on the plain..."
November 24, 2002:  Restlessness "My daughter comes to the field..."

Books by James Grinwis:

Other poems on the web by James Grinwis:
"There Were Women In Black Dresses"
Three poems
Two poems
"A New Alchemy"
"Exhibit of Forking Paths"
"The Study of Small Words"
Four poems
Two poems
Three poems
"Days that Stepped on a Porcupine"
"Butterflies with Teeth"

About The National Poetry Review:

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Editor: C. J. Sage

Other poems from The National Poetry Review in Verse Daily:
April 8, 2011:   "Island in Dispute Disappears into the Sea" by William D. Waltz
April 7, 2011:   "Self-Portrait as a Child’s Stick Figure Drawing on a Refrigerator" by Tom C. Hunley
April 4, 2011:   "Ghosts" by Amy Graziano
March 26, 2010:   "Just the Ones" by Dan Kaplan
March 17, 2010:   "Skandha" by Michael Meyerhofer
March 16, 2010:   "Southhampton turned Suffer into Suffolk" by y madrone
March 4, 2009:   "L’art D’aimer" by Teresa Chuc Dowell
March 2, 2009:   "Dear Succubus" by Lee Upton
February 26, 2009:   "Legitimacy Is So Chummy" by J. P. Dancing Bear
February 24, 2009:   "Self-Portrait with Taxidermy" by Oliver de la Paz
February 23, 2009:   "Dog Moon" by Dorianne Laux
November 16, 2007:   "Why Dogs Tell Stories" by Cathryn Essinger
November 14, 2007:   "Lazy Eye" by Lesley Wheeler
November 13, 2007:   "Poem Starting with a Line by Jason Bredle" by J. P. Dancing Bear
November 12, 2007:   "Chipmunk Squirrel Costume Party" by Jason Bredle
October 20, 2006:   "What Feathers Are For" by Ann Lauinger
October 19, 2006:   "The Trouble with Hammers" by Michael Meyerhofer
October 17, 2006:   "Calling T. From the Cultural Wasteland" by Tara Bray
October 16, 2006:   "At Last, Fire Seen As a Psychotic Break" by Sarah Hannah
February 3, 2006:   "The Comfort of Strangers" by Jeffrey Levine
January 30, 2006:   "Deep Sea Dantesca" by Carol Quinn
January 27, 2006:   "Hibernaculum" and "Or," by Bridget Cross
January 24, 2006:   "Pertinacious Seedheads" by Michelle Boisseau
June 28, 2005:  "West Nile" by J. P. Dancing Bear
June 23, 2005:  "Tell The Time" Theodore Worozbyt
June 22, 2005:  "Three Boats, One Afternoon" Jennifer Michael Hecht
June 21, 2005:  "The Personal Touch" Bob Hicok
December 27, 2004:  "The Compost Heap" by A. E. Stallings
December 22, 2004:  "Against Elegies" by M. B. McLatchey
December 21, 2004:  "On Starlings" by Tara Bray
December 20, 2004:  "Elephant" by Emily Rosko
April 16, 2004:  "To a Friend Unable to Write" by Lynne Knight
April 15, 2004:  "Nursery Shellgame" by Diane Thiel
April 14, 2004:  "Lilith" by A. E. Stallings
April 12, 2004:  "The Tree Frog" by C. Dale Young
August 8, 2003:  "Island Myths" by J. P. Dancing Bear
August 7, 2003:  "Pushkin and the Black Sea" by Diane Thiel
August 5, 2003:  "Betta Splendens" by Ellen Kirvin Dudis
August 4, 2003:  "A Bone to Pick with You" by A. E. Stallings

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